Affordable Made-to-Order Custom LS Engines for
Stock or High Performance Builds for Any Car

Located in Leland, NC, Serving all of Wilmington, NC
and Surrounding Areas and Shipping Nationwide

Marv LS Engines is a full service LS Engine service shop focusing on small block chevy, and LS series engines. Every build is made to the exact specifications you choose!  Whether you are looking for a stock rebuild or a high performance build, Marv LS Engines is here to deliver to you what you desire at affordable prices. 

The owner, Marvin Ellis, is directly involved in every build and every engine is completely broken down part by part and meticulously put back together to exact specifications. 

NOTE: We maintain relationships with our clients from the very beginning by keeping clients informed every step of the way with images, videos, and personal conversations to remove any guessing about your LS engines project. 

Every custom engine has several different options that is fully discussed upfront to suit what will work best with your vehicle.  From the paint of your choice to high performance camshafts, you are in control every step of the way. 

“One Custom Build at a Time”

From The Owner, Marvin Ellis…

“Our company’s mission is to provide high quality, custom engine builds for customers to ensure optimal vehicle performance. 
Using the highest standards of mechanics, our goal is to be affordable, reliable, and satisfy your need for speed!”


Stock Builds
A rebuilt LS engine with stock OEM parts as specified from the manufacturer. Custom paint job included.
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Performance Builds
A rebuilt LS engine with aftermarket performance parts for increased power. Custom paint job included.
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LS Engine Repair
We fix damaged or worn LS Engines. Our engine repair service covers engine problems from simple to complex.
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What is an LS Engine?

The LS engine is Chevy’s Luxury Sport series engine. An LS engine is most commonly known as the chevy V8 engine used in corvette’s from 1997 to 2013, but it was also used in Chevy Camaros, Tahoe’s, Silverado’s, and van’s.


Marv LS Engine Build Process:

Marv LS Custom build prices vary depending on our customers needs.  Stock engine rebuilds start as low as $3,000 and move north from there to race ready LS7 engines. We focus on the LS engine because of its superior power potential, reliability, and custom applications.  We build each engine to order, so each engine is built to exact customer specifications, from paint to parts.The complete process of the engine build generally takes between 4 and 6 weeks depending on the type of build.   Any delays are fully communicated to clients.  We pride ourselves on NO SURPRISES by staying in continuous contact!  

A 50% deposit is required on every project with full payment due on the day of delivery.  Multiple payment options are available.

We will deliver anywhere in Leland, NC. (Brunswick County, NC), and as far as Fayetteville, North Carolina and surrounding areas. I can also freight ship anywhere in the US, shipping rates apply.